Season 1, Episode 25
Jon & Jay sit down with Viktor Farcic, a seasoned veteran in the tech industry, to discuss the ever-changing world of platform engineering.
In this episode, you will learn:
- Viktor Farcic’s journey and experiences in platform engineering.
- How role evolution and optimisation play a critical part in a technologist’s career.
- The nuances of working in DevOps and transitioning into platform engineering.
Themes Covered in the Podcast:
- Viktor’s Journey: An overview of Viktor Farcic’s career, spanning over 30 years, and his contributions to platform engineering.
- Role Evolution: How roles in technology have evolved over time, focusing on Viktor’s experience transitioning from DevOps to platform engineering.
- Optimisation Strategies: Discussing methods for optimising workflows and processes in platform engineering, based on Viktor’s expertise.
- Platform Engineering: An advanced field in technology that focuses on creating and managing computing platforms.
- Role Evolution: The dynamic nature of roles in the tech industry, often requiring professionals to adapt and learn new skills.
- Optimisation: Strategies and methods to improve efficiency in technological processes, specifically in platform engineering.
- DevOps to Platform Engineering: The transition between roles and what it means for professionals like Viktor.
- Career Longevity: Insights into sustaining a long-term career in a rapidly evolving field like technology.
- Expertise: The value of having deep expertise in specific areas like platform engineering.
- Industry Trends: A look at the current trends in platform engineering and technology as a whole.
- Continuous Learning: The necessity for ongoing education and adaptation in a fast-paced industry.
- Leadership: The role of leadership in guiding teams and projects in platform engineering.
- Future Outlook: What the future holds for platform engineering and roles within the field.
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